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Offline heidi52

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2014, 04:09:17 PM »
Aw come on Ma, I know how much you love poetry, I can tell your secretly itching to get your hands on 103 plus pages of juicy poems. >:D

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2014, 04:13:11 PM »
I'd rather jump into a frozen canal mate.  ::) >:D

I'm not trying to put you off guys, I just want you to know some of the problems that crop up. :)

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2014, 04:20:32 PM »
Working with a group of poets, all with different opinions about everything, what could possibly crop up?

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2014, 04:23:36 PM »
Ahem! don't forget the Crappy, Shvon.
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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2014, 04:25:23 PM »
There are problems of course, but nothing that cannot be resolved I reckon. There are enough people on here writing poetry after all.
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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2014, 04:58:36 PM »
However . . . 130 pages . . . Even if folks did 3 pieces each that were brilliant, say on average 2 poems to a page, that's 260 poems which means we'd need approx. 75 people to submit! If they were allowed 6 poems, that's still 30 odd poets required. :o :o :o

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2014, 05:21:57 PM »
Now now people, there are no problems, only solutions  ::)

I don't think you can do two a page 510, unless I misunderstood Ma mate.
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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2014, 05:27:44 PM »
You probably can if you use the prose size book, but the problem there is it's a spined book and boy you'd have to go sum on submissions.

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2014, 05:39:37 PM »
 :D :D

Well I think the more info everyone has to move forward with it the better that's for sure.

Good luck guys  :-*
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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2014, 05:40:21 PM »
What if it's just an ebook? Do we have to have a printed version? Then it could be any size.

Probably really really small

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2014, 05:42:33 PM »
It is much cheaper to do the ebook, BUT you still have to format it for probably kindle I assume.

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2014, 05:44:50 PM »
I think it just has to be a pdf, right?
I can do that.

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #27 on: January 21, 2014, 05:45:18 PM »
22 contributors in the last anthology.

Below . . . names of the most recent posts -- last 7 pages of RMP.

1. ARMielak

2. heidi52

3. Victor

4. Jack of Hearts

5. WhileMyGuitarGentlyWeeps

6. blainebeckner

7. Mark T

8. jkaram

9. shadowdrifter

10. themis

11. isahgaga

12. John A Silkstone

13. brianh

14. sphesh

15. KAS

16. 510bhan

17. John A Silkstone

18. audrine

19. sarah48

20. bold beauty

21. Wandersum

22. drab

23. fell from grace

24. Victor

25. duck

26. themis

27. Mark H  

28. indar

29. ritawriting

30. shadowdrifter

31. The Vagabond

32. piy9

33. secretpoetj

34. Lin Treadgold

35. ByronArthurClark

36. Chris Thomas

37. matty11

38. Theonlyone

39. melnichole

40. InterestedNewbie

41. ByronArthurClark

42. Cpt.Pimp

43. Pakman

44. CYK97

45. lindy

46. Keamogetswe

47. oo17

48. midnight candle

49. ElectraNightshade

50. the_karate_kid


Others I can think of off the top of my head [copying and pasting the stuff is a nightmare . . . ]

51. Herron

52. SharonL

53. Skip Slocum [could possibly include some of his stuff posthumously]

54. Biola

55. Royal Kumari

56. Marie Meyers

57. Bob68

57. Neghe

58. sercimarr

59. matwilson


Now I know not everyone is active, but surely from this number we can get enough decent poems together to produce a worthwhile anthology! :o


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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #28 on: January 21, 2014, 05:48:22 PM »
Okay Heidi, I think you are the first volunteer. >:D  ;D

Yeah you can do pdf, but you need to put it on some selling platform, surely. This is one of the issues you need to sort out with each other.

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Re: MWC poetry anthology 2013: Poll
« Reply #29 on: January 21, 2014, 05:54:41 PM »
I am probably the minority these days but I don't buy ebooks, I have to hold the book in my hot little hand.  ???
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